University lecturers and students are volunteering their time during this summer holiday as part of the 2014 Literacy Campaign in Burma, which aims to provide free classes to children as well as adults who never learned to read.
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Sep 10, 2008 (DVB), Despite the ruling State Peace and Development Council's claims that Burma has a 94 percent literacy rate, Burmese educationalists say the reality on the ground is[…]
Nearly 10 percent of all disabled people in Burma are currently attending high school, but their chances of getting jobs when they leave and leading independent lives are slim.
James C Scott’s seminal work on the upland people of Zomia, a region stretching from northern Burma to northern Vietnam and encompassing areas of China, Thailand and Laos, has been[…]
Amartya Sen criticises Indian prime minister for presiding over strengthening bilateral ties with Burma following Than Shwe’s visit last week
There is a quirky side to the bland and sometimes ‘incapable’ Burmese dictator, Than Shwe, that has kept biographer Benedict Rogers always second-guessing
Oct 6, 2009 (DVB), Burma's education system focuses too much on testing and curriculum material is strictly controlled by the military government, according to an exiled Burmese education expert. Burma[…]